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Last updated 5:19 PM Apr 12, 2021

Sen. Jeff Welborn

Republican
Representing SD 36
Dillon, Twin Bridges, Ennis

Welborn previously served in the House in 2015, 2013, 2011, and 2009, as well as the Senate in 2019 and 2017.

SD 36 election results

Last in-cycle for Senate election in 2020. House seats are elected every two years, Senate seats every four.

General election vote, 2020

(R) JEFF WELBORN(L)80%20%
Won by 59% (7,820 votes)

Party primary vote, 2020

(R) JEFF WELBORN100%
Ran unopposed

Governor vote in district, 2020

(R) GIANFORTE(D)(L)65%31%
Won by 34% (4,819 votes)

Voting statistics

Of 1,361 Senate floor votes involving bills:
90%With majority of Senate lawmakers
90%With majority of GOP caucus
67%With majority of Dem. caucus
Welborn has been absent or excused for 13 votes.
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Bills sponsored

SR 4: Confirm Governor's appointee for Director, Department of Environmental Quality
From Jeff Welborn (R)Bill text
Passed
Became Law
SJ 7: Resolution to remove Hidden Pasture Creek from WSA
Second chamber
On floor
SB 37: Permit exemption for Berkeley Pit water
Failed
Probably Dead
SR 51: Confirm appointee to Board of Environmental Review
Failed
Probably Dead
SR 52: Confirm Governor's appointee to Board of Water Well Contractors
Passed
Became Law
SR 53: Confirm Governor's appointee for Director of Dept. of Nat Resources & Conserv
Passed
Became Law
SB 53: Revise permitting laws for rock products mining
Passed
Became Law
SR 58: Confirm Governor's appointees for Board of Environmental Review
Passed
Became Law
SR 81: Confirm Governor's appointee to the Board of Environmental Review
Through Legislature
Passed both chambers
SB 104: Uniform Family Law Arbitration Act
Passed
Became Law
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Committee assignments

  • Senate Highways and Transportation - Majority Vice Chair
  • Senate Natural Resources - Chair
  • Joint Natural Resources and Transportation
  • Senate Finance and Claims
  • Senate Committee on Committees

News coverage

MTFP stories involving this lawmaker
Solutions status
3/5/21
How are Republicans spending their mandate?
3/4/21

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